Senior Interactive Designer

Saudi Arabia
12 Apr 2016
25 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
As the Senior Interactive Designer, you will create visual design elements for the online and other digital media, and produce the necessary customer side coding (HTML, Javascript, Actionscript, etc.) to animate and enable user interaction.

You will liaise with the Head of the Brand & Creative Design Division, Creative Directors, Project Managers, and Developers to ensure that designs fulfil the briefs and function successfully for various technical and performance specifications.

Minimum Requirements
7+ years of professional experience in one of the following areas; interactive design agency, advertising agency, print or broadcast design agency.
An impressive portfolio that demonstrates the ability to bring ideas from concept to realization.
Expertise in the latest design software on PC or Mac. Photoshop, Flash and Illustrator skills required. Knowledge of other interactive and graphics technologies are encouraged (Video, Audio, 3D).
Understanding of GUI design, information design and interaction design.
Strong coding skills in HTML, Javascript, DHTML and Flash Actionscript. Knowledge of the capabilities of browsers and Interactive Design programs such as Flash, and design constraints of the Internet.
Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment. Comfortable developing ideas in collaboration with other designers and taking direction from the Head of Design or Art Directors members.
Appreciation of brand guidelines and the importance of working within visual constraints.
Visual and technical creativity and a focus on attention to detail and design excellence.
Strong public speaking skills.
Must be detail oriented.
Fluent in English; Arabic is an added plus.
Ability to take feedback and communicate on interactive concepts with clients, developers, and other internal partners.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to lead a project from concept to completion.
Experience with online contesting, social, and viral campaigns.

Duties and Responsibilities
As a Senior Interactive Designer, you'll play a key role in design strategy, content creation, and developing rich digital campaigns.
You will work cooperatively with a team of copy writers, editors, producers, and designers.
Be an original thinker who provides high-level customer service; and develops and implements new and innovative resolutions.
Have excellent communication skills (graphical, verbal, and written).
Be an enthusiastic team player, and also be able to work as an individual when required.
Have a keen eye for quality and exceptional attention to detail.
Have a flexible approach and be able to cope with several projects at any one time.
Have the ability to create quick sketches, which demonstrate your illustrative skills and creativity.
Be able to manage your time and projects effectively.
Have the ability to mentor junior members of the team.
Have the ability to present visual concepts and presentations to proponents.
Be able to work and liaise across other organizations within the company to produce the best response to a creative brief.
Produce storyboards, user flow diagrams, wireframes, design prototypes, and design specifications.
Research and evaluate new design technologies to continuously improve quality of work.
Responsible for accomplishing and maintaining the quality of design throughout all phases of a project.
A solid foundation in typography, layout, and general design.
A deep understanding of digital tools, trends, and foundation.